Scaffolding trade association meets with Government Minister

The UK's largest trade association for the scaffolding industry has met with Minister for Industry, Lee Rowley MP, to discuss labour and skills shortages in the scaffolding and access sector. The Scaffolding Association (SA) has met with Lee Rowley MP, Minister for Industry at the Department for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy. Rowley has been responsible for the construction industry since...

Mark Skinner takes up NASC Vice Chair role

Mark Skinner takes up NASC Vice Chair role

Scaffolding trade body the NASC now has a full complement of regional Vice Chairs through the appointment of Mark Skinner in Scotland & Northern Ireland. Mark, Technical Director and co-founder at City Access Scaffolding Ltd, brings more than 20 years of scaffolding industry experience to the role, having served his time as a scaffolding apprentice working on the iconic Forth...

NASC win top award for its Covid-19 support efforts

The NASC has won the Crisis Management - Covid Member Support (Large Associations) award at this year's Trade Association Forum Best Practice Awards. The category was open to trade associations that moved quickly and effectively to safeguard and support their members and the wider sector the association represents throughout the Coronavirus pandemic. The NASC’s entry focused on the various ways in...

NASC shortlisted for Trade Association Forum Best Practice Award

NASC launch new membership category

NASC has been recognised for its crisis management efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic. The scaffolding and access trade body has been shortlisted for the Trade Association Forum Best Practice award in the Crisis Management (Covid-19 Member Support) category. The award category recognises trade associations across the board that moved quickly and effectively to safeguard and support their members and the...

Scaffolding Association announces new partnership with CHAS

The Scaffolding Association has partnered up with CHAS a provider of accreditation services that help businesses to achieve compliance..

The UK’s most decorated Paralympian to feature at NASC AGM

Dame Sarah Storey, the most decorated British Paralympian of all time will deliver a keynote speech at this year’s NASC AGM later this month.

Dame Sarah Storey, the most decorated British Paralympian of all time will deliver a keynote speech at this year’s NASC AGM later this month. Following NASC’s first-ever virtual Annual General Meeting in 2020 where Harry Redknapp and Build UK Chief Executive Suzannah Nichol MBE featured as special guests the scaffolding trade body will this year be back in full swing...

Scaffolding Association welcomes new apprenticeships service

The Scaffolding Association has welcomed a new government service that has been launched to help businesses create more apprenticeship opportunities. Large businesses can now pledge funds to smaller businesses through a new online service making it easier for large employers that pay the Apprenticeship Levy to spend their levy funds. These employers had previously been able to transfer up to 25% of...

Scaffolding stands out at Armed Forces careers event

Members of the Armed Forces were introduced to some of the outstanding opportunities that await them on civvy street within the scaffolding industry at a military careers event last week. Scaffolding trade association the NASC saw more than 100 current service personnel stop at its stand at the British Forces Resettlement Services (BFRS) event at Tidworth Leisure Centre. All were greeted...

Scaffolding Association publishes Clean Air Zone Tracker

The Scaffolding Association aims to help its members and the wider industry after publishing a first-of-its-kind Clean Air Zone Tracker The UK's largest scaffolding trade body the Scaffolding Association has today published details that demonstrate the scale of Clean Air Zones (CAZ’s) being introduced across the UK. Bath, Birmingham, and London already have schemes in place which are imposing charges...

Scaffolding Trade Body Welcomes HMRC’s Crackdown on Apprentice Pay

The UK's largest scaffolding trade body has welcomed an HMRC memo issued to businesses, reminding them to ensure that apprentices are paid at least the National Minimum Wage. The Scaffolding Association has welcomed a Low Pay Commission report published earlier this year that states that around 1 in 5 apprentices earn less than their legal entitlement. The report sighted several...

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